Vivendi Universal Publishing (VU Publishing) and Mythic Entertainment (www.mythicentertainment.com) today announced an exclusive distribution deal for the North American release of Dark Age Of Camelot. The highly anticipated massively multiplayer online role-playing game is scheduled to debut in Fall 2001.
Under terms of the agreement, VU Publishing has been granted the exclusive license to manufacture, market, and distribute Dark Age Of Camelot at retail locations throughout the United States and Canada. Mythic Entertainment will publish the online pay-for-play, massively multiplayer game for the PC CD- ROM platform.
"Leveraging Vivendi Universal Publishing's strong distribution channels will enable us to offer Dark Age Of Camelot to a broad consumer base throughout North America," said Mark Jacobs, President of Mythic Entertainment. "This distribution deal is a major win for Mythic Entertainment, as we continue to expand the franchise's exposure and reach."
"Mythic Entertainment is one of the industry's most prolific online game publishers," added Philip O'Neil, Senior Vice President of Vivendi Universal Interactive Publishing North America. "Dark Age Of Camelot falls right in line with the high caliber of our interactive entertainment portfolio, and we are looking forward to delivering this title to the masses."
Dark Age Of Camelot is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game conceived and developed by Mythic Entertainment and jointly published by Abandon Entertainment. Abandon Entertainment and Dimension/Miramax recently announced a partnership to develop and produce a new television series based on the Dark Age of Camelot franchise. Additional information and screenshots of Dark Age Of Camelot can be found on the official Dark Age of Camelot game site at www.darkageofcamelot.com.